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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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MVKS19 Authorized translation I 2 ECTS
Organised by
Master's Programme in Multilingual Communication and Translation Studies
Preceding studies
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Curricula 2015 – 2017
MVKS19 Authorized translation I 2 ECTS


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will have a thorough understanding of the laws, regulations, and government guidelines that apply to authorised translation. The student will also understand their responsibilities and obligations as an authorised translator. The student will be able to recognise the specific characteristics of different official documents and understand the principles that are involved in producing a legally valid translation.


The course unit explores legislation on authorised translation, government guidelines and recommendations in the field of translation, and official documents as a text genre.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

The student must receive at least the grade 4 on the written exam, in order for their performance to be considered as being on the level that is required for the university to grant the student with authorised translator rights on the basis of their degree. If the student does not meet the requirements set for authorised translation, but otherwise successfully completes the course, the student may receive ECTS credits for the course under the course unit code MVKS54–56.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
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Faculty of Communication Sciences